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DJ Remixer

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DJ Remixer Course

Overview

Taking an original song and developing a remix using the vocal or audio from another song is fun can become extremely difficult without the right steps.

This course focuses on the DJ skills using industry standards Pioneer  CDJ, XDJ, DDJ, DJM & Rekordbox setup and music production techniques employed by the pros, professional remixers, Grammy Awards Winners, composers and producers demonstrated on Ableton Live – focusing on audio editing, mixing, MIDI sequencing, and tempo mapping and warping capabilities. In addition, you’ll be working on plenty of virtual instruments and effects for composing new parts and sound design. 

The skills required to remix have a lot of practical applications beyond simply producing remixes. In this DJ Remixer Course you will learn not only the technical skills necessary to perform live and produce professional sounding remixes, but also how to hear a song’s possibilities beyond its original arrangement and musical style. These skills will translate seamlessly to many areas of your own musical endeavors, from producing original material to thinking of ways for an artist to reach new audiences.

Synopsis

  • History & cultural evolution of DJing
  • Fundamentals of DJing
  • Understanding music genres
  • Song Structure
  • Introduction to Rekordbox
  • Introduction to CDJ, DJM, XDJ, DDJ Series
  • Beat concept & counting
  • Walkthrough about necessary equipment
  • Connections, Signal Flow & Integration
  • Configuring the best sound
  • Maintenance, technical tips and troubleshooting
  • Understanding DJ equipment
  • Equipment setup
  • Song library management
  • Set building
  • Cueing up tracks
  • Sound & levels
  • Understanding Equalizers
  • Monitoring & headphone levels
  • Panning
  • Level matching
  • Line/Phono switch tricks
  • Implementing & improving workflow
  • Introduction To Music Theory
  • Notes And Keys
  • Major And Minor Scales
  • Intervals
  • Chords And Inversions
  • Applying Music Theory
  • Beat Matching & tempo manipulation
  • Cuts & volume control
  • Rekordbox Software
  •  Mixing techniques via CDJ, XDJ, DDJ & Rekordbox
  •  Understanding song structure – Intro, Breakdown, Interlude, Drop, Buildup, Outro, etc.
  •  Beats & Bar Mixing
  •  Pitch shifting & phrasing
  •  Cue points and looping
  •  Using the jog wheel
  •  Beat juggling
  •  Digital & manual effects
  •  Understanding Harmonic mixing
  •  Understanding Notes & Scales – Major/Minor, Relative & Parallel Major/ Minor  
  •  Keying songs on CDJ, XDJ, DDJ & Rekordbox
  •  Camelot concept
  • Getting set up: Audio and the preferences window 
  • Session view vs. Arrangement view: applications of each 
  • The concept of Ableton’s unique warp engine 
  • Launching clips 
  • Intro to FX 
  • Intro to instruments
  • Warping in practice 
  • Quantising audio 
  • Clips: clip view and clip properties 
  • Making beats with Drum Racks and Simpler sampling 
  • Effects: Live’s effects and using third-party effects 
  • Basic routing and resampling 
  • Automation: creating dynamic changes in your arrangements
  • Group tracks and advanced uses of routing 
  • Introduction to sound waves, frequency, and amplitude 
  • The recording patch in detail, introduction to gain structure 
  • EQ and compression for recording 
  • Foldback, headphone mixes, and latency 
  • Digital, Analog, sampling rate and bit-rate 
  • Microphones overview and stereo mic-ing techniques 
  • Multitrack Recording 
  • Brand new Live Audio-to-MIDI features
  • Simpler/ Sampler – Unlocking the full potential of simple/sampler 
  • Drum Rack – Programming beats, manipulating sounds, chopping up loops, vocals, and tracks – making rhythms from anything.
  • Slice to MIDI 
  • Using and controlling third-party virtual instruments 
  • Grooves + groove extraction 
  • Setting up a MIDI keyboard or drum pad controllers 
  • Getting creative with MIDI effects
  • Preparing (warping) whole tracks and harmonic mixing 
  • On the fly DJ effects 
  • Using MIDI controllers effectively/mouse-free control 
  • Push 2 & Novation Launch Control XL
  • Grouping tracks and basic routing 
  • Structuring your sets and using loops 
  • Recording your performance & editing the arrangement view 
  • Bouncing down
  • Advanced warping – acapellas, classical music and anything without beats! 
  • Multi-track warping 
  • Clip envelopes – creative uses of Ableton’s unique loop-based automation on audio Fx, instruments, and midi Fx. Easily achieve complex music, sound, and rhythm manipulation 
  • Using all automation types together – creating build-ups and break-downs with complex sounds 
  • Intro to Racks & Chains – powerful hidden features. Layering FX and instruments 
  • Mixing tips and techniques
  • How to market & promote an artist
  • The first demo mixtape
  • A&R management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Deals, Contracts, Association & Negotiation Management
  • Industry & Artist ethics
  • Preparing the first gig

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Hours

TUE - SUN 11 AM - 9 PM

Call

(+91) 73497 48067

Email

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ADDRESS

No. 336, 2nd Cross Road, First Floor, Titanium Tower, opposite of CMR Institute of Management Studies, OMBR Layout, Banaswadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560043